Thomas E. Freston is a Principal of Firefly3, an investment and consultancy firm focusing on the media and entertainment industries. He is the former Chief Executive Officer of Viacom Inc., where he also served as Chief Operating Officer. For seventeen years, Mr. Freston was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MTV Networks (including MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1, Comedy Central, and other networks). Prior to that, Mr. Freston ran a textile business in Afghanistan and India called Hindu Kush. Currently, he is Chairman of the ONE Campaign, an advocacy organization for global poverty issues, and serves on the boards of the American Museum of Natural History, DreamWorks Animation, Product (Red), Moby Media and Emerson College. Mr. Freston consults with Oprah Winfrey and others in the media and entertainment industries. He also serves as a trustee of the Asia Society.